Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography
Dead Can Dance - Garden of the Arcane Delights CD (album) cover

GARDEN OF THE ARCANE DELIGHTS

Dead Can Dance

 

Prog Folk

3.69 | 28 ratings

From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Seyo
Special Collaborator
Honorary Collaborator
4 stars Debut album of DEAD CAN DANCE was followed by this excellent EP containing 4 songs. Lisa Gerrard's voice in Carnival of Light already suggests the future atmospheric, world fusion percussive tapestry. The rest is still rooted in the dark tones and moods of goth rock, where In Power We Entrust and The Arcane are filled with morbid, eerie sounds of monotonous bass rhythms. Brendan's vocal rises up from the ashes of Jim Morrison singing over the music of JOY DIVISION. The cover art depicts a sort of Garden of Eden in negative - an opposite side of Paradise? Highly recommended as a follow-up to Debut, The Garden of The Arcane Delights can be found included as bonus tracks to some CD reissues of Dead Can Dance.

PERSONAL RATING: 3,5/5

P.A. RATING: 4/5

Seyo | 4/5 |

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

Share this DEAD CAN DANCE review

Social review comments () BETA







Review related links

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — jazz music reviews and archives | MetalMusicArchives.com — metal music reviews and archives

Donate monthly and keep PA fast-loading and ad-free forever.